LICORICE

LICORICE:

PREPARATION:

  • Decoction:

Add 1/2 teaspoon of powdered herb to a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink no more than 2 cups daily.

  • Tincture:

Use one half to one teaspoon no more than twice a day.

Sprinkle powdered licorice on minor wounds. Cleanse wound first with soap and water before applying the powder. Licorice can also be used this way for herpes sores. For a sore throat, add a pinch of sweet licorice to any herbal beverage.

USE: (Grow Your Own)

Licorice grows best in green-houses or warm and sunny climates. Plant them in 48 inch deep pots if planting in a green-house. Artificial lighting will be needed also. Soil should be rich, well manured and well drained.